I met Claude Butler when he 1st moved to Norman in 1987. He had an arrangement with the management at Sooner Fashion Mall (now called “Sooner Mall”) in which they let him set up a shoeshine stand rent-free near the mall’s center court. That arrangement ended in 1990 when some corporate bean-counters got wind of […]
Friends and family of 25 year-old Norman resident Dayna Cannon gathered at the Deli on Thursday for a benefit concert featuring the Tequila Songbirds. The event raised over 300 dollars to fund the Sprint4Sarcoma 5K & 1M Fun Run, to be held next Saturday at Stars and Stripes Park in Oklahoma City. The run will […]
NORMAN — Norman residents had the opportunity to cast their ballots today during early absentee voting in the municipal election. Voters will elect a new mayor and also vote for city council members in even-numbered wards. They will also decide whether to pass bonds to fund street resurfacing, rehabilitation, and reconstruction. Finally, they will vote […]
Unless you’ve been trapped at the bottom of a well for the past 2 weeks, you know the great David Bowie is dead. Musicians all over the country, including Bruce Springsteen (whom Bowie twice covered), have paid tribute to him in the intervening days. So it’s fitting that Oklahoma City’s own Wurly Birds, a band […]
This is a series of shots I made to work out the exposure characteristics of Kodak Ektascan B/RA film. Ektascan is an orthochromatic x-ray film sold in 8″×10″ sheets and larger. I cut it down to 4″×5″ for use in my Wista 45DX wooden field camera kitted with a Schneider Symmar-S 5,6/150 lens. I used […]
Featuring the music of the late Queen frontman Freddie Mercury, Friday and Saturday’s performances of The King of Queen played to sold out houses at Oklahoma City’s The Boom.
Continuing on the heels of his successful Roger Miller, John Prine, and Smiths tribute shows, last month musician Jerrod Beck presented another great show with the help of many talented local musicians […]